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Selling Your Home - Six Steps to Your Success


 Selling Your Home – Six Steps to Your Success

Timing

  • Determine a transition that will be comfortable for you and risk free.
  • The approach we decide on will depend on your situation and the market at the time we do this.

 


 

Step 1: Home Valuation & Setting the Right Asking Price

  • An extensive review of your home’s market potential.
  • What is it worth “as is” and “with prep”? (see next).
  • Employing a multiple-offer strategy. Also known as getting over asking price.

 

Step 2: Listing Agreement & Understanding - My Service Pledge

 

Step 3: Home Preparation

  • Visual inspection and plan for de-cluttering, cleaning, painting, repairing and upgrading - including what not to waste your money doing.
  • Recommended local services and prices, if required. My recommended service suppliers offer senior discounts and are all reliable.
  • Home Staging at a shared cost for my clients.

 

Step 4: Marketing Your Home

  • Floor plans
  • Photos and video
  • Ads (printed and virtual)
  • Open Houses (optional)

 

Step 5: Showings

Showings - Security

  • Supervised showings. I can be present for all showings.
  • Regular security checks. I will advise when I see risks.
  • Schedule restricted: daylight hours/limited times per week and 30 min intervals.
  • Photo ID checks on all visitors.
     

Showings - Convenience

  • Schedule flexibility: suspended for illness or special occasions or just for a break.
  • Sellers welcome to remain at home during showings.
  • Weekly updates In person or phone call at a convenient time for you (conference call option) and/or written reports by email for support team members.

 

Step 6: Offers and Closing

  • Offers screened and presented by me.
  • Multiple offers handled properly and fairly.
  • Seller condition for lawyer review.
  • Seller condition for the closing date, if uncertain about buy side.
  • Substantive buyer deposits by bank draft.
  • Tracking of condition to assure removed in time.

 

Empty Nesters/Seniors Real Estate Resources

Special Offers and Services just for Seniors